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High snowpack favors endangered fish

Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program (Recovery Program) researchers are optimistic that water flows in several Upper Colorado rivers this spring will help reduce populations of certain nonnative fishes and help in their efforts to recover the endangered humpback chub, bonytail, razorback sucker and Colorado pikeminnow.

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Catch big splake at Joes Valley

The next several weeks is the best time of the year to catch big splake at Joes Valley Reservoir. You don't even need a boat or special equipment to catch the big ones.

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Utah to release its first tiger muskies

The first tiger muskies ever raised in Utah will soon be swimming in six waters in the state. The tigers will be only two to three inches long when they're released. But they won't stay that size for long.

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Mule deer trends on the Manti

On Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m., the Division of Wildlife Resources will hold a public meeting in Castle Dale at the Museum of the San Rafael located at 70 N. 100 E. to discuss mule deer management.

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Learn how to catch walleye (updated)

Learn how to catch walleye from some of the best walleye anglers in the West. Rocky Mountain Anglers and the Division of Wildlife Resources will present the 19th Annual Utah Walleye Seminar for free on March 29, 2011.

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Millsite Res., a great spring fishery

While most waterbodies in Carbon and Emery counties lay under a sheet of ice in mid-March, Millsite Reservoir is open and giving anglers an opportunity for excellent early-spring fishing.

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Get down and dirty to help deer

Are you willing to get your hands dirty to help deer in Utah? If so, you're exactly the type of person Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are looking for.

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Is this Lake Powell's year of the angler?

Wayne Gustaveson, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources' lead fisheries biologist at Lake Powell, says 2011 could be the "Year of the Angler" at the lake.

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Keeping deer away from your garden

Gardens, yards and areas right next to roads are "deer magnets" in the spring. Here are some tips for what you can do to prevent deer from damaging your flowers and plants.

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See Gunnison sage-grouse (updated)

During the weekends of April 1–2 and April 15–16, they'll take small groups of people to see Gunnison sage-grouse strut on leks (breeding grounds) west of Monticello. The free field trips are limited to 15 people each.

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